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TWU Hosts Second Annual Women'

TWU Hosts Second Annual Women's Health Conference May 9

3/5/02


DALLAS — “Cardiovascular Disease Among Women” is the topic of the Second Annual Women's Health Conference, sponsored by the Institute for Women's Health at Texas Woman's University and Pfizer Inc., to be held May 9 at the TWU Presbyterian Campus, 8194 Walnut Hill Lane, Dallas.

Registration, including lunch, is $100 for physicians; $75 for all other health care professionals; $40 for TWU faculty; and $25 for TWU students. TWU has applied for six contact hours for physicians, physical therapists, occupational therapists, dieticians and health care education specialists, and 6.9 contact hours for nurses, attending. To register or for information, contact the TWU Office of Lifelong Learning at (940) 898-3408, visit www.twu.edu/lifelong or call a 24-hour information line at (940) 898-3469.

Speakers at the conference will include John Duncan, Ph.D., research professor with the Institute for Women's Health; Scott Conard, M.D., of Irving; Suzanne Oparil, M.D., professor of medicine, University of Alabama-Birmingham; Scott Grundy, M.D., professor of internal medicine and human nutrition, chairman of the Department of Clinical Nutrition in the Southwestern Allied Health Sciences School, holder of the Distinguished Chair in Human Nutrition, director of the Center for Human Nutrition, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center-Dallas; Rosemarie Tong, Ph.D., distinguished professor in health care ethics, department of philosophy, Center for Professional and Applied Ethicsat, University of North Carolina-Charlotte; and Sandra Lewis, M.D., cardiologist, Good Samaritan Hospital, Portland, OR.

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For Further Information Contact:

Roy Kron
Director of News and Information
Tel: (940) 898-3456
e-mail: rkron@twu.edu